Golden Retriever Pet Insurance
Originally bred as gun dogs, Golden Retrievers are smart, trainable, friendly, and are one of the world’s favourite dog breeds. Because of their intelligence they make great service dogs and have an average lifespan of 11-12 years.
Prone illnesses include*
The narrowing of the aortic valve, which controls the blood flow from the left ventricle (one of the dog's four heart chambers) to the aorta.
A condition involving multiple developmental abnormalities of the elbow-joint in the dog, specifically the growth of cartilage or the structures surrounding it. If untreated, can lead to painful arthritis and lameness.
- An abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.
- Itchy skin that is caused by an allergic response to an inhaled environmental allergen - often referred to as being like asthma in humans.
- A clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye, leading to vision difficulties and sometimes blindness.
*This information is for general purposes only. Pounce Pet Insurance offers different levels of cover. Terms, conditions, waiting periods, annual limits and exclusions apply. Refer to the applicable Product Disclosure Statement for details of Pounce Pet Insurance cover and exclusions.